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3 Ways Anemia Can Affect Your Mouth

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If your blood tests reveal abnormally low hemoglobin, hematocrit, or iron levels, you may have anemia. This condition can lead to dizziness, weakness, fatigue, and shortness of breath. Though these are the most common symptoms, you may notice anemia-related problems with your gums and teeth as well. Not only can anemia have a detrimental effect on your natural teeth, it can also harm your restorations such as veneers, crowns, and dental implants.…

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Getting Gum Surgery? Follow These Recovery Tips

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If you are getting surgery to treat your gum disease, there will be a bit of a recovery period after your procedure. While the recovery can be challenging, there are a few ways to make it bearable. Consider these tips that will help lead to a smooth recovery from gum disease surgery. Have Your Special Recovery Foods Ready Your surgery will require that you limit the foods you eat once you are back at home.…

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Types Of Tooth Loss For Dental Bridges

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A bridge is a restorative dental device that is used to replace lost teeth. The appliance consists of false teeth that are connected to dental crowns. For a conventional dental bridge, the false teeth are usually located in the center of the device. A crown is on each end of the appliance.  The crowns connect the bridge to the mouth. Each crown is placed over an abutment tooth or a dental implant. As the crowns are cemented into place, the bridge is permanently fixed into position.…

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Signs That You Need To Replace Those Old Dentures

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While dentures may look pristine when you first get them, they will eventually show their age as they get older. There will come a time where you will want to replace those dentures due to problems that they have developed over the year. Here are a few warning signs to look out for. The Teeth Look Discolored It is possible that the material used for the teeth in the dentures will become discolored.…

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